El Porvenir records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains ledgers and registers for El Porvenir, including accounting, receipts and general treasury documents. Also included in the collection are ledgers that list all members with the dates of joining.
- Created: 1888-1939
- Sociedad de Socorro Mutuos la Fraternidad (Organization)
Conditions Governing Use
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
Biographical or Historical Information
El Porvenir was founded by Enrique Pendás and other cigar manufacturers, circa 1888, to provide physician services to its members.
5.84 Linear Feet
4 boxes other_unmapped
Language of Materials
This collection includes financial and administrative records of the El Porvenir organization, which specialized in providing physician services to members of the cigar manufacturing community of Tampa Bay.
Individual ledgers are processed at the item level according to type and chronology.
Source of Acquisition
Sociedad Español de Socorros Mutuos
Other Descriptive Information
- Cigar industry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Cigar industry -- Tampa -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- El Porvenir
- Medical care -- Florida -- Tampa -- History Subject Source: Local sources
- Tampa (Fla.) -- History Subject Source: Local sources
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- Social life and customs Subject Source: Usfspeccol
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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